The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PRINCE 2
Rank 29 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 1 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.93% 5.05% 7.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 5.88% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 1
Average salary £40,000 £48,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.09% +46.21%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.06% +3.15%
PRINCE2
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
85 170 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 78.70% 85.86% 87.16%
Number of salaries quoted 75 148 113
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

PRINCE2
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Chester region.

PRINCE2 Salary Trend in Chester

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester region citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE2.

1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) CRM
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) Line Management
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) PMP
4 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) MS Project

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester region citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) MPLS
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) CRM Manager
2 2 (28.57%) CRM Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) Line Management
4 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
1 2 (28.57%) PMP
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) VMware